MBA teams focus on Uganda

Students combine skills for the International Rescue Committee

The IRC is responding to the South Sudanese refugee influx into Kakuma camp in Kenya. An IRC staff administering polio drops on a new arrival from South Sudan.
©Lizzy Ongoro/IRC

The FT MBA challenge: child immunisation

Use your new skills to help the International Rescue Committee protect children


MBA Quiz 2015

Imperial College Business School defend their championship title for a second year

Families in Bangui
©Peter Biro/International Rescue Committee

FT seasonal appeal 2014

The IRC, this year’s FT seasonal appeal charity partner, has been working in the Central African Republic since 2006 providing essential humanitarian service


The FT MBA Challenge is an annual challenge inviting MBA alumni and students to consult on problems faced by FT seasonal appeal partners. The challenge launches every January in the FT MBA magazine and runs until September with winners announced in October and interviewed for

Teams can be made up of between three and eight students, of whom at least one must be studying at a university of business school in Europe, a second in the Americas and a third in Asia or Africa. At least one participant in each team must be studying for an MBA at the point of registration.

This year's seasonal appeal partner is the International Rescue Committee.

To register for the challenge, email
The deadline to register is 30 April 2015.

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